Sports Injury Therapists
Sports injury therapists perform the following functions:
treatment and rehabilitation of injuries
increase fitness and mobility
injury preventionimprove athletic performance
draw up treatment plans appropriate to the client
use therapeutic modalities such as ice packs, heat packs, TENS machines, bandages and massage in the treatment of injuries
Professionals can treat a wide range of injuries from strains and sprains to more severe injuries such as muscle tears and torn or snapped ligaments or tendons. Basically, if you have injured yourself during exercise or injured one of the soft tissue areas of your body, a sports injury therapist is able to help you.